Haylee Mota Can Only See Light and Shadows. Yet She Sees So Much More.
USC Viterbi sophomore reimagines telepresence robots for the visually impaired
USC Viterbi sophomore reimagines telepresence robots for the visually impaired
Feifei Qian is the lead researcher for a $3-million NASA grant that could significantly aid planetary explorations.
How a faulty thermometer at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became a pet project of USC Viterbi
USC researchers create new models to predict how new metamaterials behave, opening the door for applications in soft robotics and even space
32 high school students from Early College Academy visited USC Viterbi labs for a day of hands-on engineering
At the 2022 commencement ceremony, undergraduates shared laughter, tears and hugs as they embark on a new journey
First in-person, satellite ceremonies in two years feature four-star general and former CEO of Yahoo and Verizon Media as speakers
At the 2022 Ph.D. Hooding and Awards Ceremony, 215 new graduates join Trojan forebears like Andrew Viterbi and Wanda Austin.
For USC Viterbi class of 2022 PhD Rishi Malhan, the future of robotics and sustainability lives in the skies.
USC Viterbi student Joy Uehara deepened her love of systems as a robotics mentor. Her most recent team was featured in Disney’s documentary “More than Robots.”
Product Development Engineering graduate Patricia Garcia is winning accolades for her company that allows students to thrift their collegiate gear.
With renewed support, Project Payload returns to offer underrepresented girls in STEM a hands-on experience in aerospace engineering and computer science
The NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty has now been received by 13 USC Viterbi faculty over the past two years
USC Viterbi researchers have developed a 3D printing technique to fabricate microfluidic devices for biomedical applications at a microscale not previously possible.
USC Viterbi researchers aim to build a better brain with a never-before-used approach
Bo Jin, lecturer in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, is one of 11 recipients of the 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. The award was given by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), an association committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled workforce. Jin is the faculty advisor of the USC Advanced Composites Design Team, … Read More
Meshkati, an expert in the field of risk reduction in complex technological systems, was recognized at The HFES February Symposium.
The team, who won second place at the American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Conference, featured two high school students through the SHINE program.
Burnham beat out thousands of applicants for the opportunity to train for space missions.
USC Viterbi researchers find the key to a longstanding puzzle on how magnetic hysteresis can be dramatically reduced, paving the way for magnet usage in next-generation energy conversion and electronic devices.
His four year term with the NIH’s Advisory Board On Medical Rehabilitation Research began in July 2021.
Senior mechanical engineering student attributes his successful college experience to the communities he built at USC Viterbi
USC students design colorful 3D-printed prosthetics for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles patients.
Max Reynolds (AME ’14) launched a startup, Symbio, that revolutionizes how artificial intelligence (AI) can be applied to the manufacturing industry
From gymnastics to the U.S. Air Force ROTC, USC Viterbi senior Natalie Smith built her life on asking ‘Why not?’
No need for fancy cafes. For your next coffee and pancake order, all you need is a couple of robots – and USC Viterbi students to program them.
New Haptic Device Can Communicate Attention, Gratitude, Happiness, Calming, Sadness, or Love
USC Viterbi researchers help four-legged robots carry heavy packages to spaces unknown
The trio joins a distinguished class of 175 new inductees who “demonstrate a prolific spirit of innovation”
USC researchers develop a tracking method in supersonic and hypersonic engines, paving the way for optimal combustion in high-speed flights
First-year students Jose M. Zarate Diaz and Raul Torres Jr. win the prestigious award
Mechanical engineering student Aidan Leitch hopes his technique of using recycled paper to form solid objects can open doors to environmentally friendly plastic replacements.
For three mechanical engineering students, summer vacation included making tie-dye – with Baxter, the robot.
First and second place awards for best paper earned by students in USC’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing
USC Viterbi student Reuben Levine combines his engineering prowess with music knowledge to create a unique instrument in his own home.
USC researchers have applied fundamental mechanics to help increase battery storage capacity and lifespan.
USC researchers awarded a new NASA grant to make air travel cleaner, greener and more adaptable.
Over 100 USC Viterbi undergraduates present their year-long research projects virtually at the 2021 Viterbi Research Symposium
With a $2.3 million NIH award, USC researchers will study how cilia behavior and structure impact their function, a key in improving diagnostics and treatments for lung illnesses like COVID-19.
A collaboration between the USC WiSE program and the Aerospace Corporation, this prestigious fellowship offers students the opportunity to gain real-life industry experience and develop their skills
In a return to in-person graduation, the Class of 2020 and 2021 celebrate “passage to a post-COVID new world”
USC graduates Parker Alban and his sister Sierra Alban carry on their family tradition at commencement, culminating a dream that began over 70 years ago with their USC alumni grandparents.
Research spans from self driving cars, virtual touch, AI for good, teaching machines commonsense and electromagnetic device design.
How USC’s renowned Rocket Propulsion Laboratory took one of the most hands-on clubs on campus remote.
AME students presented designs to allow for more efficient CubeSat operations and to disrupt criminal drone systems using sound at the annual AIAA student conference.
Fifty-three USC Viterbi freshmen impressed judges with their unique designs at the 2021 Boeing Freshman Design Challenge.
As part of the Center for Undergraduate Research in Viterbi Engineering fellowships, undergraduate students participated in research spanning topics including disruptive space engineering, climate change, robotics and AI for social good.
AME Junior David Krieger fell in love with music first and later, found his passion for engineering could drive him to explore sound in a whole new way.
USC researchers created an algorithm that uses five biomarkers to determine which COVID-19 patients will need intensive care after hospitalization.
USC researchers find sea stars’ shape plays an important role in their ability to withstand dynamic water forces and remain attached to surfaces.
A team of USC master’s students creates a disinfection robot to use on COVID-19 prevention.
USC Researchers use biofluid dynamics (hemodynamics) that can potentially detect heart attacks in patients without chest pain and lower mortality and re-hospitalization rates for heart failure patients.
Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering joins 40 previously selected faculty members as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Mechanical engineering student Anna Balbach is also a certified yoga instructor. She shared this six-minute video to help peers find mental balance and strength ahead of finals.
Learn how the AME lab space at Biegler Hall has adjusted its space to ensure safety of its students, faculty and staff while allowing for immersive, hands-on learning.
USC Viterbi’s Roger Ghanem and Xiaoshu Zeng have created models which predict daily, new COVID-19 cases.
Researchers determine triggers for transitions between coordinated movement of organelles called cilia, identifying a potential diagnostic tool for cancer and other illnesses.
Professor Ananya Renuka Balakrishna attempts to create batteries with longer lifespans.
The fourth lecture in the 10-part series focuses on how automation can help enhance human productivity in industries such as manufacturing while keeping them safe during the global pandemic.
The second lecture in the 10-part series focuses on how the virus spreads in droplets and what masks are most effective
Inaugural lecture in 10-part series focuses on modeling epidemics as a chemical reaction process
The 4th annual Sustain-A-Thon saw 57 students propose solutions for making the planet more livable and sustainable.
USC master’s students tackle robots, masks and droplet dispersion, to better understand how to live with COVID-19.
Both lecture series launch the week after Labor Day, offering students a comprehensive faculty coverage of COVID-19 and a series on sustainable energy with Dean Yortsos
The third floor Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering lab was reconfigured over the summer to offer students an interactive, yet safe experience this fall.
The RoBeetle’s artificial muscle is powered by controlled catalytic combustion, a technology that has the potential to enable the development of a diverse new generation of microrobots capable of operating on land, water and air.
Projects centered on precision agriculture, water modeling using AI, and smog-reducing architecture have been recognized in the USC Center for Sustainability Solutions’ latest grants.
The work of USC Viterbi’s Quan Nguyen focuses on improving robot agility in legged robots so they can more easily and efficiently navigate difficult terrain
Applying shockwaves can improve conditions for fluid mixing in supersonic combustion engines, paving the way for flights at speeds five times faster than the speed of sound.
Xu’s research focuses on on the creation of electronics-free, entirely-soft autonomous robots.
Travis Mendoza, ’16, came to Mexico to build a hotel; when the pandemic struck, he began to focus more on building a community.
USC researchers are using AI to fuel more confident diagnosis of renal tumors, as well as more customized treatment for cancer patients and patients infected with COVID-19.
The design team will present its design on Wednesday, June 17 at 10:50 a.m. PST. Livestream will be available.
From among 113 teams around the world, USC students came in first in the remote fly-off and also won best report at the 2019-2020 competition.
USC and IBM researchers use deep learning to identify manufacturing issues before they spread, reducing wasted time, money and materials.
Awards span research from machine learning to wastewater reuse to fluid dynamics and to self-healing materials.
Combustion expert to start a three-year term on July 1, 2020.
Motivated to engineer a better world for all humanity, USC Viterbi celebrates graduates who have pursued academic excellence and impacted their communities.
Computational models developed by USC researchers show adaptively controlling tumor cell populations to keep them in competition can more effectively treat cancer.
Hannah Walker, a graduating mechanical engineering major and winner of the USC Discovery Scholar Prize, has created a device to inexpensively map the ocean’s underwater topography.
Imagine a museum where Japanese-Americans from World War II live on as virtual avatars. Cole Kawana is working on it.
The Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering honored outstanding seniors on Friday, May 1 at a virtual celebration of their achievements.
The USC Viterbi-led startup, which hopes to leverage AI for manufacturing, takes home the $50,000 grand prize at the 10th annual MEPC.
USC teams take the first three places in the prestigious competition, with USC Viterbi students leading the way.
Dozens of USC Viterbi freshmen competed in the Boeing Design Challenge, where they got a taste of engineering design at a real-world aerospace company.
USC researchers adapt a customizable robot to autonomously perform disinfection tasks in both small and large spaces.
USC researchers and alumni emphasize innovation and collaboration to support the fight against COVID-19 on the front lines.
Annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report also keep USC Viterbi among the top five private engineering schools
USC researchers build robots that can print complicated shapes without compromising on quality or accuracy.
The record-breaking student-led USC Rocket Propulsion Laboratory launched its latest vehicle, Poise, to test a new propellant, recovery system and more.
A team of USC students is one of 10 finalists awarded $10K to build a water extraction tool for NASA’s Moon to Mars challenge.
USC students launch Beamlink to provide the first ultraportable, low cost cellular base station for disaster relief and rural connectivity.
USC Viterbi freshman Jovani Esparza, a first-generation scholarship student, has worked since age 10 to support his family
What USC researchers uncovered about sea star locomotion could help scientists design simpler, decentralized systems in robotics and beyond.
Henry Salvatori Early Career Chair Mitul Luhar was awarded $500K to develop porous materials to better regulate fluid flow, with implications toward smoother performance for aircrafts, water vessels and ground vehicles.
The research team was awarded 2.1M Node-hours by US Department of Energy’s INCITE program to develop a framework that can inform future high-speed flying vehicles.
USC Researcher Discovers a New Approach to Stabilize Spinning Systems by Simultaneously Injecting and Removing Energy
Alina Garcia Taormina, a USC Viterbi Ph.D. student, is named Graduate Student Role Model by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
Researchers from the Autonomous Microrobotic Systems Laboratory were acknowledged for designing the first four-winged robotic insect weighing less than 100mg.
After a mechanical failure at June’s Formula SAE competition, USC Racing wins first place at a recent SoCal competition.